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Medical Assistant

There is a big demand for Medical Assistants in North Iowa and top earners are making $42k a year!* In fact, it is one of the fastest growing careers in the nation.**

At NIACC, you can complete the Medical Assistant Program in just ten and a half months and study in our state-of-the-art Health Simulation Lab, a realistic setting that is modeled after area hospitals.

Medical Assistants are vital to the medical field; they perform medical and clerical activities that assure top quality care for patients. 

MercyOne Partnership

NIACC and Mercy One are partnering to make it easier and more affordable for you to complete the Medical Assistant program while working.

Students in the program will have the opportunity to work for Mercy One while attending NIACC. We have clustered courses so that students can attend classes while still being able to work part-time, or possibly even full-time.

Mercy One will cover the costs of your text books and the certification examination fees.


There are several scholarships and programs available that can help eligible students pay for things like tuition, fees, books, etc. Some of these programs include Future Ready Iowa Last Dollar Scholarship, NIACC Promise Scholarship, and Education to Employment. An admissions advisor will help you identify which programs are right for you.

Learn More

If you are interested in learning more about this sought after position with excellent earning potential, contact us. Call us at 1.888.GO NIACC ext. 4346 or 641.422.4346 or fill out the form below and get started on your new career today!

**U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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